Perry Street Preparatory Pcs

1800 Perry Street Ne
Washington, DC 20018
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Perry Street Preparatory Pcs ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Perry Street Preparatory Pcs's student population of 447 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 71% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 212 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
86%
65%
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White
1%
13%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Perry Street Preparatory Pcs's ranking?
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is ranked #118 out of 212 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in District Of Columbia.
What schools are Perry Street Preparatory Pcs often compared to?
Perry Street Preparatory Pcsis often viewed alongside schools like Inspired Teaching Demonstration Pcs, Friendship Pcs - Woodridge International Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% DC state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% DC state average).
How many students attend Perry Street Preparatory Pcs?
447 students attend Perry Street Preparatory Pcs.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Perry Street Preparatory Pcs students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Perry Street Preparatory Pcs?
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 11:1.
What grades does Perry Street Preparatory Pcs offer ?
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Perry Street Preparatory Pcs part of?
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs is part of Perry Street Preparatory PCS School District.

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No School - Spring Break (Events)
April 15, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School (Events)
June 18, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DC Dept. of Education

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